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  • Author: Michaud, Theodore Edouard
  • Author: Wing, Charles J.

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: Available at Franco American Centre, UMaine

Biography of Eddie "Spoons" Michaud, renowned musician from Old Town, Maine. Stories of his life, times, family, and friends from 1923 to the present. Includes black and white photographs of Michaud throughout his life, both with and without his…

  • Author: Skinner, Ralph B.

Date: 1965

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1425699

Historical overview of the churches and religious communities spread throughout the twin cities of Lewiston and Auburn, Maine, from the 18th century to the 1960s. Discussions on the various growths of local buildings and congregations - divided by…

  • Author: Sleeper, Frank H.

Date: 1995

Language: en

Find in a Library: 34053616

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An "Images of America" series, pictorial history of the city of Augusta - Maine's capital - with images and captions from the late nineteenth through the first half of the twentieth century. Augusta's place in Maine state politics; its early…

  • Author: Chassé, Paul P.

Date: 1973-00-00

Language: en

Find in a Library: 5092011

Brief essay presentation summarizing much of the history of the French presence in Rhode Island. Acknowledges certain Rhode Island events, as well as political and religious figures, beginning with French explorations of North America in the 16th…

  • Author: Barrows, Gridley
  • Author: Kirk, Geneva

Date: 1982

Language: en

Find in a Library: 8863341

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The third book in a series on the history of Lewiston, Maine, Historic Lewiston, from the Lewiston Historical Commission. Historic Lewiston: Its Government is a 3-part, 53-page overview of Lewiston's town and city government from incorporation, to…

  • Author: Barrows, Gridley
  • Author: Kirk, Geneva
  • Author: Penley, Clarence E.

Date: 1989

Language: en

Find in a Library: 21366711

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The fourth book in a series on the history of Lewiston, Maine, Historic Lewiston, from the Lewiston Historical Commission. Historic Lewiston: Its Fire Department is an 87-page overview of firefighters, firefighting, and its infrastructure in Lewiston…

  • Author: Scott, Ryder
  • Author: Wilson, Mike

Date: 2000

Language: en

Find in a Library: 52929008

Book presentation of research into the origins of place names - Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, English, French - for certain localities and physical features in the Baskahegan region of eastern Maine. Local stories and literature excerpts presented to…

  • Author: Pullen, Clarence

Date: 1902

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6640470

Find Online: OL14014732M

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Subtitled, "Where Acadia and Scandinavia's Subtle Touch Turned a Wilderness into a Land of Plenty." Travel writings of a journalist's visit to Aroostook County in northern Maine at the beginning of the 20th century. The writer's impressions of…

  • Author: Arsenault, Idamay Michaud

Date: 1999

Language: en

Find in a Library: 43496038

Find Online: OL55423M

History of Worcester, Massachusett's Union Station. Its various shapes and transformations from its initial construction in 1875 and reconstruction in 1911, through its closure in 1964, to its 1999 restoration. The place of the station in French…

  • Author: Grindle, Roger

Date: 1977

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3047994

Historical portrait of the Upper St. John River Valley, Aroostook County, Maine, through a presentation of the lives of two influential nineteenth-century figures: William Dickey of Fort Kent and Peter Keegan of Van Buren. Particular emphasis on both…

  • Author: Baribault, Arthur-Octave (rédacteur)

Date: 1899

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 8289902

Livre qui présente les "minutes des Conventions Nationales des Canadiens-Américains de l'état du Connecticut," enregistrées de 13 congrès nationaux entre 1885 et 1898. Divisées par année et par rencontre, ces minutes…

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  • Author: Chartier, Armand B.

Date: 1979-06-00

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

A brief history, unpublished, of the French presence in the Rhode Island area - from France's exploration in the 16th century, to the Huguenot communities of the 17th century, French soldiers of the late 18th in the American Revolution, and the…

  • Author: Frenette, Yves

Date: 1986 spring

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

Essay on the extra-cultural forces that helped to shape the French Canadian immigrant community of Lewiston, Maine. Class and ethnicity among the peoples of urban Lewiston in the second half of the 19th century. The impact of the industrial…

  • Author: Thomas, Dr. Alton P.

Date: 1976

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2968303

Find Online: OL4907329M

Full title also reads: "A Bicentennial Project for the City of Woonsocket." A collection of historical essays on Woonsocket, Rhode Island, earlier featured in an historical column of the city's newspaper, the Woonsocket Call. Nearly two centuries of…

  • Author: Stadig, Rita

Date: 1987

Volume: 3

Language: en

Find in a Library: 20939292, 4491152

Find Online: OL6824949W

Third volume in a series of books dedicated to the history of Maine. Focuses on the northern Maine culture of ski and local developments made for the sport at the beginning of the twentieth century. Profiles prominent Maine skiers of the 1930s and…

  • Author: Audette, Susan T.

Date: 1998

Language: en

Find in a Library: 39756384

Find Online: OL379520M

A history of Old Town Canoe Company contextualized. From the place of Old Town at the time of European explorations on the North American continent, to the logging booms of the early nineteenth century, to the prevalence of the bateau, the mass…

  • Author: Belisle, Alexandre

Date: 1920

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 2757700

L'histoire d'un siècle des Franco-Américains à Worcester, Massachusetts, de 1820 a 1920. Un profil de la communauté franco-américaine: ses églises et écoles, ses religieux(-ses), ses organisations, ses chefs publiques, et ses citoyens…

  • Author: Maillet, Marguerite A.

Date: 1976

Thesis Type: M. Ed.

Institution: University of Maine Portland-Gorham

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown (available at Franco American Centre, University of Maine)

Historical origins of Franco American community in the city of Lewiston, Maine. Cultural heritage as related to the establishment of textile mills and shoe shops, the influence of church parishes and schools, and the concerns of local Roman Catholic…

  • Author: Dugas, Rene L., Sr.

Date: 2001

Language: en

Find in a Library: 51287773

Find Online: OL11733717M

A 125-year history of a Connecticut town fundamentally shaped by the New England textile industry. French Canadian community surrounding the Ponemah Cotton Mills on the Shetucket River in Taftville, Connecticut. Images of the mill and its workers,…

  • Author: Dronet, Curney J.

Date: 2000

Language: en

Find in a Library: 45015911

Find Online: OL8844075M

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History of the community of Erath, Louisiana, in the twentieth century. Introduced by a brief account of the Acadian exile in 1755. Contains snapshots of the town's economic and political development; the social life, religion, and education of its…

  • Author: Blanchard, Dorothy A.

Date: 1993 Spring

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 33

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

The history of French Canadian immigration and Franco American community building in the town of Dexter, Maine. Illustrated with photos and quotes from oral interviews. From the text: "The study of French-Canadian immigration is generally centered…

  • Author: Craig, Béatrice

Date: 1997

Publication: The River Review / La Revue rivière

Volume: 3

Language: en

Find in a Library: 33064369

Comparison of descriptions of the Upper St. John River Valley and its people as found in the travelogues of British voyagers, the official reports of American agents, and the accounts of Canadian historians at the beginning of the nineteenth century.…

  • Author: Perreault, Robert B.

Date: 2005

Language: en

Find in a Library: 62285075

Find Online: OL7901580M

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A pictorial history of Manchester, New Hampshire created from images featured on aged postcards. Compiled by the author of several other texts on Manchester and Franco Americans in New England, Robert B. Perreault. From Arcadia Publishing: "Here, for…

  • Author: Guignard, Michael J.

Date: 1982

Language: en

Find in a Library: 11210512

Find Online: OL3006097M

Edited and updated book version of a dissertation published five years earlier ("Ethnic survival in a New England Mill Town," Syracuse University, 1977), with a foreword by author and Biddeford resident, Norman Beaupré. A Franco American history…

  • Author: Delevingne, Lionel (photographs)
  • Author: Briere, Eloise A. (interviews)
  • Author: Vaget, Nicole (text)

Date: 1988

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 20218507

Find Online: OL2064431M

Illustrations of Massachusetts' Franco American cultural landscape in personal photos, personal interviews, and historical context. A local pictorial history in short form, singular in its use of quotations.

  • Author: Bonier, Marie Louise

Date: 1997

Language: en (translation)

Find in a Library: 38077916

Find Online: OL421124M

English translation of 1920's "Débuts de la colonie franco-américaine de Woonsocket, Rhode Island." A rich and in-depth portrayal of the birth of one of Rhode Island's largest Franco-American communities. Divided into three parts: town origins,…

  • Author: Turner, Loretta M.

Date: 1993

Language: en

Find in a Library: 31033874

Find Online: OL10810066M

Pictorial History of Biddeford, Maine, with a particular emphasis on Franco American life there. Biddeford, an industrial city, can claim the presence of working mills from as far back as 1800, many years before the first French Canadian migrations…

  • Author: Perreault, Robert B.

Date: 2010

Language: en

Find in a Library: 664354634

Find Online: OL24384830M

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An intimately crafted Franco American cultural history of Manchester, New Hampshire, written by one of its resident historians. From the author of such works as "One Piece in the Great American Mosaic," "La Presse Franco-Américaine et La Politique,"…